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In the News

Health, Wellness and Wellbeing: The Power of Biophilic Design for People and Communities  |  May 24, 2022

Don’t miss CO Principal Gina Chang as a panelist for this Voices of Industry event at 10am on May 24. This 90-minute guided panel discussion includes an interactive, live attendee chat with extended Q&A. This virtual forum offers a unique opportunity to hear from three leaders in the industry who will share their insights on how biophilia and biophilic design have evolved within the built environment, and how access to biophilic elements (access to living plants, view of nature, daylight, among others) improves health and wellness outcomes for inhabitants of the space they are in.

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CO is excited to partner with Cushing Terrell to support Montana State University with design services for five new MSU nursing education centers in Bozeman, Billings, Great Falls, Kalispell and Missoula.

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The design-build team of Hensel Phelps | HMC Architects | CO Architects has been selected to lead the design and construction of a new Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Replacement Program.

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CO Architects, Hoefer Welker and Dunaway to design Texas Christian University’s new School of Medicine in the Fort Worth Medical District.

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AIA California “Case Study: UCI Medical Campus” | December 2, 2021

CO Principal Tom Chessum presents a case study on the UCI Medical Campus with at 12pm PT on December 2. The case study will examine the process and decision making that led to an all-electric approach at the new University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine.

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  • COworkers Ash Gharib and Joe Chase share their experiences helping high school students find passion for design dur…

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  • #RenderingToReality The lobby at @KansasCityU's Center for Medical Education Innovation doubles as a campus forum w…

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  • Meet Principal Tom Chessum, who has been with CO since its founding in 1986. Learn about how the design process ins…

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The recently completed UCLA Pritzker Hall Modernization earned a Westside Urban Forum merit award in the public / institutional category. This project brightens and modernizes the iconic Paul Revere Williams-designed Psychology Tower while maintaining the original design intent.

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Friday, November 20
Gina Chang and Kevin McCausland to present A model for the future of patient care in an academic setting: UCSD Health System’s Outpatient Pavilion

Tradeline Facilities Strategies for Academic Medicine and The Health Sciences